Attorney John Arechigo has a passion for criminal defense. He devotes nearly 100% of his practice to defending individuals charged with a crime. The other small portion of his practice is reserved for helping clients with collateral issues, perhaps unrelated to being charged with a crime. John is well-connected within the Minnesota criminal defense community. He has a number of valuable resources readily available to his clients, including expert investigators, chemical and mental health experts, sentencing experts, and other legal professionals. John is also easily approachable and accessible to his clients. He strives to keep in close contact with his clients while working on their case. John frequently passes along his cell phone number and does not hesitate to take a client’s call outside of typical office hours, including nights and weekends.
John is your go-to St. Paul criminal defense lawyer and St. Paul DUI attorney. Since opening the law firm in 2007, John has successfully represented a number of clients charged with anything from serious felony offenses to minor traffic incidents. As a St. Paul DUI attorney, John has also secured a number of positive outcomes for his clients. John has successfully defended clients in a number of counties throughout Minnesota, including Hennepin, Ramsey, Dakota, Washington, Anoka, Scott, Carver, Chisago, Olmsted, Stearns, Isanti, Blue Earth, Wright, St. Louis, Brown, and Clay. John has also appeared in front of the Minnesota Court of Appeals and has successfully argued in front of the North Dakota Supreme Court. Most notably, John successfully challenged Minnesota’s criminal defamation statute and convinced the Minnesota Court of Appeals that it was unconstitutional.